Veterans Affairs BYOD Plans On Hold
Department of Veterans Affairs will delay bring-your-own-device until it solves legal questions involving privacy with personal mobile devices used for work.
National Patient ID System: Debate Stoked
Hoping to spark a national conversation on information exchange, a prominent health IT advocate has started a WhiteHouse.gov petition to have Congress lift ban on HHS national patient identification system.
Google Objects To 'Ungoogleable'
Swedish Language Council removes word coined to describe a term that search engines can't find -- "ogooglebar" in Swedish -- after Google complains.
Big Data's Dark Side
Big data has the power to revolutionize society, but also to become Big Brother, warns new book.
Congress Weighs Online Privacy Law Update
Email access is one issue on the table in Electronic Communications Privacy Act revision. Balancing constitutional guarantees with the needs of law enforcement won't be easy.
ATF's Gun Tracing System Is A Dud
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is using 1960s era technology to manage a 21st century problem. When will this get fixed?